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Streaming Services and an Epidemic

Streaming Services and an Epidemic

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past two months, you know about COVID-19. One thing you might have also noticed is how much more you are watching your favorite shows on Netflix, binge watching a YouTube creator, or even seeing ads for the new entertainment platform Quibi.  It doesn’t tak...

Getting Social During Social Distancing

Getting Social During Social Distancing

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

Being isolated is tough. It can be especially tough without your friends around. Keeping your sanity can be harder than ever in the times of quarantine, but being able to talk to your friends just might save it.  Luckily, we live in an era where technology and staying connected with anyone i...

Quarantine- And How to Survive it

While the stay at home order may seem like a prison sentence, it doesn't have to be.

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

Long days of boredom, fatigue, and lack of motivation have affected many of us who don’t have school or work to go to. Slowing the speed of everyday life can be exhausting and is especially noticeable when you have nothing to do besides lay down and watch Netflix all day after you finish what you h...

Spikeball: The Sport That Took Carnegie by Storm

CVHS Students play spikeball during lunch.

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Spikeball, the sport that people can’t seem to shake. If you look outside in the courtyard during lunch, you see students, but more specifically, students engaging in good old fun. That good old fun is Round Net. In its beginning years it already seems to be its prime years, since its popularity had...

How To Be the Best Valentine, On a Budget

How To Be the Best Valentine, On a Budget

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

It’s that time of year again, love is in the air. The anticipation is finally over for those with that special someone, or better yet, a friend. Now that you have a valentine, the next step is to set up the perfect date. This article is here to help all of you who want to treat your special someone t...

Bad Boys Turned Good?: “Bad Boys for Life” Movie Review

Bad Boys Turned Good?:

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

In this cult classic franchise, comes another film, “Bad Boys For Life.” As expected, the film is enhanced with many stunts, nail-biting scenes, action, and of course, their twist of comedy while maintaining the seriousness of the plot. Very few film series come close to being as good as the Bad Boys...

Fun Activities to do During Thanksgiving Break

Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Watched all the movies on Netflix? Tired of playing the same video games? If you are looking for something fun to do over this year’s Thanksgiving Break, you have come to the right place. In this article we will look over some festive activities that you can do throughout your break to have one of the ...

Hip Hop Meets Jesus: A Creative Work by Kanye

Hip Hop Meets Jesus: A Creative Work by Kanye

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Controversial. Shock worthy. Fame seeking, KANYE. For some, it’s an album the world was waiting for, and for others, many would ask, “What is this album?” The highly anticipated Kanye West album, “JESUS IS KING”, was released Friday, October 25. Although “JESUS IS KING” was to be released a...

Hustlers: Money and Mischief

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

In the past there have been many “money-scheming movies." Most of them are led by men. But finally, Hustlers is here to change the scenery.  The characters play different roles in the movie making it jaw-dropping with the exciting scenes throughout the film. Destiny is a stripper who is trying to...

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